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2012-02-07 14:13:00

HOUSTON, Feb. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA astronaut Janice Voss passed away from cancer overnight after a courageous battle. One of only six women who have flown in space five times, Voss' career was highlighted by her work and dedication to scientific payloads and exploration. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) "As the payload commander of two space shuttle missions, Janice was responsible for paving the way for experiments that we now perform on a...

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2006-11-29 08:21:17

Imagine if you could attach an enormous walk-in closet to your house for more storage room. Seven astronauts set to fly aboard Space Shuttle Discovery will benefit from a similar arrangement. The commercially owned SPACEHAB logistics single module will serve as an extra "float-in closet" during STS-116, a 12-day mission to deliver hardware, supplies and a new crew member to the International Space Station. The SPACEHAB single module more than doubles the storage capacity of the orbiter's...


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2012-05-12 08:58:14

Endeavour launched from Kennedy Space Center on June 21, 1993 at 9:07 AM EDT and landed at Kennedy on July 1 at 8:52 AM EDT. The shuttle orbited 155 times at an altitude of 252 nautical miles at an inclination of 28.45 degrees and travelled 4.1 million miles. The mission lasted 9 days, 23 hours, 44 minutes, and 54 seconds. This was the first flight of the commercially-developed SPACEHAB, a pressurized laboratory designed to more than double pressurized workspace for crew-tended...

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